State-of-the-art production know-how for individual solutions

One important milestone in the quite young history of the company was the move to the new factory Landsberg / Queis in 1999, which was built in accordance with state-of-the-art principles of the flow of production. ELH is one of the most modern production sites for bogies in Europe.


At our factory site with an area of 24,000 m² and 8,600 m² production plant, social and office area reliable bogies for the railway cars on the global market are produced with state-of-the-art production technologies. 


The modern production technology of ELH comprises:

  • welding robots for sole bars and transoms as well as for small parts and frames
  • state-of-the-art sandblasting and painting facility for environmentally friendly water-based paints
  • plasma cutting system
  • CNC-milling machines
  • advanced static loading test stand up to 750 kN for differnt gauges


Continuous testing during the production process ensures flawless products. Upon the customer´s requests it is also possible to have an acceptance test carried out by external experts.

Every bogie is digitally measured and recorded. The logistics system within the company operated by means of a barcode system permits the continuous traceability of all products and ensures due date reliability.

An acceptance test certificate documents the precise production for every single product. 


The requirements of the quality management system as per DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 are implemented consistently. The efficient process management as well as our qualified staff warrant a high customer satisfaction. In addition ELH holds the welding license as per DIN 15085-2 which is required for welding on railway vehicles.

ELH - at home on all railway systems worldwide!

The favourable geographic position and a perfect logistic system via truck, railway, plane or ship from the foundation for the expanding export volume of ELH in Europe and overseas. ELH positions itself on the markets of the future through outstanding service and the development of new market segments.


From the central position in Germany the ELH products reach their destinations as speedily as possible via truck (motorway junction of the federal motorways of BAB 14 and BAB 9), via railway (own railway siding), via ship and via plane (Leipzig/Halle airport).


ELH bogies are used at customer's facilities worldwide. 


The service offered by ELH comprises application training courses for customers and briefing regarding the products. In addition to that ELH offers overhauling and repairing of bogies, the delivery of spare parts as well as contract production.


Every 2 years ELH presents its innovation at INNOTRANS in Berlin, which is the leading trade fair for the worldwide railway industry.

Visions Eisenbahnlaufwerke Halle GmbH & Co. KG

ELH Eisenbahnlaufwerke Halle GmbH & Co. KG develops and manufactures bogies for use in railway wagons, with the focus on rail cargo. We rely on our expert knowledge, specific Know-how and innovation.

Our strategy for the future is based on these visions:


1. Customer focus

We aim to be a reliable partner for our customers and want to use our know how to our mutual advantage.

2. Quality

The quality of our products shall meet and exceed customers' demands.

3. Flexibility

We optimise production by a lean structure to gain competitive advantages.

4. Attractively

Together with all our staff, we create a positive company climate by open and transparent internal dialogue. By this, our company will be attractive for new staff members.

5. Profitability & growth

We target sustainable development.

6. Environment & awareness

To underpin the existence of the company, we are committed in terms of people, technology and material to handle resources responsibly.